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09:57 AM, June 5, 2017
M4 Carbine assault rifle

The United States today donated 300 M4 carbines, 200 Glock 21 pistols, Four M134D Gatling-style machine guns and 100 M203 grenade launchers to strengthen counter-terrorism efforts of the Philippines Marine Corps (PMC).

The latest batch is part of P7.3 billion worth of weapons and equipment that JUSMAG has delivered and programmed for the Armed Forces of the Philippines since 2007, the US embassy in Manila said in a statement quoted in the local media.

The AFP has also procured guns, water craft, unmanned aerial vehicles (drones) and protective equipment through programs like the US Foreign Military Sales system, the embassy said.

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